By Teuvo Kohonen
While the current version is bibliographically the 3rd one among Vol. eight of the Springer sequence in details Sciences (IS 8), the ebook really stems from Vol. 17 of the sequence conversation and Cybernetics (CC 17), entitled Associative reminiscence - A System-Theoretical procedure, which seemed in 1977. That e-book used to be the 1st monograph on allotted associative stories, or "content-addressable thoughts" as they're usually known as, particularly in neural-networks study. This writer, despite the fact that, want to reserve the time period "content-addressable reminiscence" for convinced extra conventional constructs, the reminiscence destinations of that are chosen by way of parallel seek. Such units are mentioned in Vol. 1 of the Springer sequence in info Sciences, Content-Addressable thoughts. This 3rd version of IS eight is quite just like the second. new discussions were further: one to the tip of Chap. five, and the opposite (the L VQ 2 set of rules) to the tip of Chap. 7. furthermore, the convergence facts in Sect. 5.7.2 has been revised.